Hyderabad: Three more acres of the Ramammakunta lake has fallen prey to concretisation with a four star hotel of 13 floors being constructed on the buffer zone of the lake.

Hyderabad: Over the past few months, the dust levels in the city have gone up two times above the normal limit, it has been revealed.

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail’s “model station” in Uppal, which is in the final stages of completion, will be thrown open to the public in July to seek their feedback and suggestions and make cha

Hyderabad: Nothing has been done to implement the government order from the industries department to relocate industrial clusters within the city out of the Outer Ring Road owing to the state’s div

Hyderabad: Residents of Kantedan and civil societies are questioning why citizens should pay for treatment of effluents being generated by industries.

Currently, a five MLD sewage treatment plant functions at Noor Mohammad Kunta lake maintained by public bodies. However, the treatment plant is ineffective as the industrial effluent needs a higher capacity of STP.

Once regularised, these connections would generate a monthly revenue of Rs 3 cr to the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has received 2,000 applications under the ‘Voluntary Disclosure Scheme (VDS)’ for the regularisation of illegal water connections and a similar number for one-time settlement of pending dues.

Over 180 trees are being removed from the Erramanzil government quarters area, where the parking circulation area is being developed by the Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. for Metro Rail station.

The Botanical Garden lake’s bund was damaged, the sluice and the weir dismantled and removed as two earthmovers of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation dug into the lake and completely fille

Statement of the Minister of Environment and Forests in response to Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 275 for 10 February 2014, asked by Dr. Sanjeev Ganesh Naik, Shri Sanjay Dina Patil regarding noise pollution.

Hyderabad, where one-third of the country’s drugs are manufactured, is unfortunately being referred to as the “city with the most polluted lakes”, thanks to the pharma industry.

Over 300 bulk drug units in and around the city limits are violating the safe discharge norms of effluents. Topping the list of highly polluted lakes are the Kazipally lake and the Jellelavagu lake in Medak district.

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